Aug 30, 2012

#BDS: Boycott #Batsheva, Israeli Apartheid’s Cultural Ambassador #fuckIsrael

"Occupied Ramallah, 28 August 2012 -- Palestinian civil society stands united in its support for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel, including in the cultural field. Israeli dance companies are as guilty as other Israeli academic and economic institutions in consciously contributing the state's attempts to whitewash its occupation, colonization and apartheid. Based on this, the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) calls on the Edinburgh International Festival to cancel its invitation of the Israeli dance company Batsheva, which is particularly complicit in covering up Israel’s egregious human rights violations against the Palestinian people."

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